We’re embarking on the 4th year of the OTSG with this 1979 Schwinn World Sport sent in by first-time submitter, Daniel G.
For your consideration,
1979 Schwinn approved World Sport built by Giant of Taiwan.
I originally bought this at an estate auction in 2007 for 25 dollars. I try to keep the parts original; what I’ve replaced includes:
Removal of the large oversize Wald basket on top of the Approved rear rack. New Brooks B-17 seat (best kind of seat to ride on for long distance rides) Longer kick stand, but in keeping with the original manufacture. Replaced the Sun Tour Honor rear derailleur with another (Sun Tour Honor) because the old one was shot. Water bottle held on w/ hose clamps. (Don’t worry, there is rubber behind it to protect the paint.) New tires New Tubes. New chain. Regreasing of all moving parts.
Other than that everything that’s on the bike is original, the way Giant built it 31 years ago. Even though it’s a Schwinn Approved, I love the way it rides.
Thanks for the website.
Sincerely, Daniel G.